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Filming on the popular Show Luo/Rainie Yang
romantic comedy Hi My Sweetheart
has wrapped, and the surprisingly grueling working conditions
have fans concerned for the two stars. Working on only three hours of sleep a night, the pair finished the final four episodes in three days. Both leads have new albums coming out simultaneously with filming, and Show's character's bizarre wig and extreme under-bite have resulted in scalp inflammation and jaw pain.
(CAUTION: LINK CONTAINS SPOILERS
) As Queen Seon Duk
reaches its conclusion after a 12-episode extension that brings the total to 62, star Lee Yo Won
is feeling the pressure
to keep the drama's ratings afloat. Even after a recent drop, however, the successful sageuk is still drawing viewers in with ratings in the mid-30s.
Kwon Sang Woo (Bad Love)
has branched out
beyond acting to emerge as the CEO of TEARS, a new cosmetics company that he has founded with friends. If all goes well, the studly actor-cum-businessman intends to expand the brand from Korea to the US.
After a brief role as Kim Bum
's older brother on Boys Over Flowers
and a starring role in the cult comedy-drama Tamra the Island
, Im Joo Hwan
is a newcomer to keep your eyes on. The actor gives a charming interview here
and addresses his success, ambitions and idols.
Already known to audiences as the trumpet genius in Beethoven Virus
, Jang Geun Seok
is being inundated with film and television offers
after his standout role in the just-concluded idol drama You're Beautiful
So Ji Sub (Cain and Abel)
and Han Ji Hye (East of Eden)
teamed up for a very cute photo shoot in the 2009 Bang Bang Winter clothing catalog--check it out here
talks success (Boys Over Flowers)
, failure (Dream)
and a career reboot (Bi Sang/Flight)
in a revealing new interview
on the eve of his new film's release. As previously reported, Bi Sang
's departure date was postponed from last Friday to the 12th, and now we know why: producers were surprised to receive an adults-only rating due to violent content, and are negotiating for a more profitable 15-and-up rating.
Lastly, Yoon Eun Hye
) and Han Hye Jin (Jejoongwon)
were among the stars at the "Love Your W" fundraiser to support breast cancer research in Seoul. There's an expert fashion analysis right here